Monthly Archives: May 2015

Letting The State Define Your Marriage

I chanced upon this tweet sent out in response to Ireland’s vote on gay marriage. “Oh.My.God! We’re actually Married now!” (emphasis added). Here we see the inherent problem with the entire marriage equality movement. If you need the affirmation of the state … Continue reading

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Philosophy and Practicality

A discussion between myself and MattWilson32 in a recent post brought up something I see too often in libertarian circles. I can’t count how many times I’ve watched a debate ensue on Facebook or Twitter or other online forums, when the entire matter … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Want to Have Kids

Put some coffee in the pot, pour yourself a large mug to the brim, and brace yourself. This is gonna be a long one.

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The Man Behind the Curtain

It seems my previous misgivings about the publisher of a certain “libertarian” site were not entirely unfounded. Honestly, at first I thought the comment was mere sarcasm or facetiousness. But then I found this and this. All together again, class: If you believe in … Continue reading

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Starbucks versus TSA

While at the local shopping center this morning, I encountered two glaring examples of how different people treat private sector workers compared to government ones. Dropping off books at the Half Price Bookstore,  I observed a woman telling an employee … Continue reading

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When Social Justice Warriors Frag One Of Their Own

I assume most of you are familiar with the story of a Columbia University student who falsely claimed another student raped her and, despite the fact that both the police and the school cleared him of any wrongdoing (the latter being no … Continue reading

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“Limited Governments” in Medieval Times?

The common impression of Medieval Europe is that under feudalism, a majority of people were ruthlessly oppressed by the monarch or ruler, who held absolute power, was unaccountable for their actions, and lived in luxury while the poor languished in squalor.

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